Make sure to tune into 105.9 the X on Monday morning as Joseph Morrow
, the Penguins' 2011 first-round pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft (23rd overall), will be calling into the show.
Morrow, 18, spent last season with the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League (WHL). RELATED: Penguins Brass Thrilled to Get Offensive Defenseman Morrow >>
He led all Portland defensemen this past season with 49 points (9G-40A) and six power-play goals in 60 games. During the postseason he placed second among all WHL blueliners with 20 points (6G-14A) in 21 games while helping the Winterhawks reach the WHL final.
Morrow, who stands 6-foot, 197 pounds, has spent the previous three-plus seasons with Portland, notching 87 points (16G-71A) in 165 games.
Last week, Morrow was one of 46 players invited to Hockey Canada’s National Junior Team Development Camp, scheduled for August 3-7 in Edmonton and Fort McMurray, AB as a candidate for Canada’s entry in the 2012 World Junior Championships to be held Dec. 26, 2011-Jan. 5, 2012, in Calgary and Edmonton, AB.RELATED: Penguins Select Defenseman Joseph Morrow with 23rd-Overall Pick >>